Thursday, August 6, 2020

Petroglyphs and rock art

Piney Creek Site

The richest petroglyph site in Illinois - a sandstone outcropping with some 150 petroglyphs. These signs were created sometimes between 450 and 1550 AD....

Crystal River Rock Art

Three large upright boulders with petrolgyphs. These carved images resemble humans. Possible time of creation – 100 BC. Nearby are burial mounds, platforms. Location, GPS...

White Tank Mountain petroglyphs

Diverse petroglyphs etched in boulders, most likely by Hohokams. It is possible that one petroglyph depicts supernova which happened in 1006 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.58641...

V-bar-V Heritage site

Large petroglyph site with 1,032 petroglyphs. These drawings were made in 1050 - 1400 AD in a specific style which is now called a...

Painted Rocks in Arizona

Group of boulders with hundreds of petroglyphs. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.0232 N 113.04892 W Categories: Petroglyphs and rock art Values: Archaeology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Arizona, Maricopa County,...

Lyman Lake Petroglyphs

Petroglyph sites with very diverse cliff drawings from different periods - from 6000 BC to 1400 AD. Some specialists consider that part of the...

White House Ruins

Ruins of Anasazi settlements under a rock overhang. Ruins of once large building with 80 rooms, which were inhabited in 1040 - 1275 AD....

Palatki Pueblo

Ruins of Sinagua settlement from 1100 - 1400 AD and rich finds of petroglyphs from 4000 BC - 1400 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.91729 N...

Honanki cliff dwellings

Two pueblos in cliff overhangs, inhabited by Sinagua people in 1100 - 1300 AD. Numerous petroglyphs, even from 2000 BC, although most drawn by...

Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs

One of the largest petroglyph sites in Polynesia. Content of the images is linked to a cult of life. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.29194 N 155.12406 W Categories: Petroglyphs...